Take a relaxing ferry boat ride from Hollis to Ketchikan, AK and enjoy a delicious meal at the OUR T.E.A.M Café!
Ride with Us Aboard the Inter-Island Ferry!
The Inter-Island Ferry Authority offers year-round passenger and vehicle service between our Ketchikan and Hollis, Alaska ports.
The round trip originates from Hollis each morning at 8 a.m. and leaves Ketchikan at 3:30 p.m. each afternoon. The one-way ferry ride is 36 miles long and the run time of each sailing is three hours.
We sail every day except Tuesdays through December 31, 2020. Tentatively beginning January 2, 2021 we sail 7 days a week! We do not sail on New Year’s Day, President’s Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
Ketchikan is located on Revillagigedo Island, and Hollis is located on Prince of Wales Island.
Hollis connects to all major towns on the island by road, and Ketchikan is Alaska’s southern-most city in Southeastern Alaska.
For your comfort, the M/V Stikine and M/V Prince of Wales have an observation lounge, reading room, café, children’s play area and solarium.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10/27/2020
Contact: Ron Curtis General Manager Inter-Island Ferry Authority: (907) 401-3564 [email protected]
IFA return to service
Hollis, Alaska – On Friday October 30th, the Inter-Island Ferry Authority (IFA) will resume operations with the M/V Stikine. We will return to our six day a week schedule, 100 passenger capacity. Please see the website for details and/or reservations. The IFA would like to acknowledge our appreciation for the AMHS and the crew of the Lituya for providing service to our communities while we completed this overhaul.
10/8/2020 Public Announcement:
Thank You again to AMHS for covering 2 SAILINGS per WEEK in OCTOBER 2020 for IFA!
LAST LITUYA SAILINGS for OCTOBER 2020
THURSDAY OCTOBER 29
DEPART KTN 10:45AM & arrive HYL 1:45pm
DEPART HYL 2:45PM & arrive KTN 5:45pm
AMHS Passenger Screening Form & Face Covering Requirements:
The Alaska Marine Highway (AMHS) M/V LITUYA will cover some sailings in October 2020 while the M/V STIKINE undergoes mechanical repairs. In an effort to continue to keep passengers & crews safe, you will be required to complete the AMHS Passenger Screening Form COVID-19 Protocol before allowed to board their vessel. AMHS also requires that all passengers (and crew) over 2 years old wear a face covering while on vessel unless you are in your vehicle or in a designated eating or smoking area.
Please note that the KETCHIKAN TERMINAL is closed to the public so there is no waiting area for travelers.
If you or someone you know will be traveling with us, please have other arrangements in place for waiting until boarding begins.
You can check-in and pick up your tickets at the Terminal on your sail day, and you can call us seven days a week at 866-308-4848 for more information or to book your reservations!